Pietro Lo Monaco has dramatically left Genoa after only a few weeks in his general manager's job.

Genoa president Enrico Preziosi has assumed the role following Lo Monaco's departure.

"Lo Monaco took a bit too literally the matter regarding his powers," revealed the President to La Repubblica, a day before a Press release confirming Lo Monaco's departure is expected.

"He had to meet me and not do things by himself, as he mistakenly believed. With Lo Monaco the agreement was clear - I should take care of buying and selling players, he should manage the club.

"Any operation, incoming or outgoing, was to have my consent."